Chinese language esports answer supplier VSPN and Tencent collectively introduced that the 2021 Peacekeeper Elite World Championship (PEC) can be postponed because of the present world pandemic. The unique PEC occasion can be changed by Peace Elite Tremendous Cup 2021, a brand new home occasion that encompasses a ￥2 million ($310,000) and can be sponsored by OPPO. The additional location and precise date of PEC can be introduced quickly.
The 2021 PEC was purported to be hosted in Shanghai Mercedes-Benz Area on July 31 with a ￥12 million ($1.85 million) whole prize pool. It must be famous that that is the primary Tencent-related esports worldwide occasion that has been postponed because of the “world pandemic state of affairs” this 12 months. In December of 2020, the League of Legends Professional League (LPL) All-Star occasion was postponed because of the COVID-19 considerations within the host metropolis of Chengdu.
This info can also be not directly a foul signal for Valve’s Dota 2 annual occasion – The Worldwide 2020 (TI10), since Tencent has evaluated the worldwide pandemic state of affairs and isn’t optimistic.
“So as to help and cooperate with the COVID-19 restrictions and controls in a number of abroad nations, and hold our gamers and audiences’ well being and security, we determined to postpone the PEC after lengthy consideration in regards to the present world pandemic state of affairs,” Tencent said.
On June 21, Valve introduced that TI10 had moved away from Sweden and been in search of different areas in Europe. The occasion would happen on Aug. 10-15 in Stockholm.